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Procurement Category Manager Finished Goods

Procurement Category Manager Finished Goods

  • Location

    Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

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    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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A world-famous FTSE 100 bespoke manufacturing organisation based in Hull require an Interim Procurement Category Manager for Purchased Finished Goods.

This is an initial 6-month interim role between £300 - £400 p/d for a candidate based in Hull.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the strategic management of key outsourced finished product spend, encompassing a diverse product range of medical devices
  • Formulating, developing and implementing procurement strategies designed to meet the requirements of numerous contrasting global markets including a prioritised pipeline of tactical projects incorporating cost reduction, quality improvement, new product development and sustainability
  • Liaising with heads of disparate global sites, divisions and functions to ensure that business needs and strategies are understood, areas of common spend are identified and joint strategies are implemented
  • Developing and maintaining a pipeline of procurement savings initiatives, supplier consolidation strategies and value chain improvement solutions

Required Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years Procurement experience.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience working in a matrix procurement structure.
  • Extremely well-developed influencing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong time management and personal organization skills.
  • Team leadership and teamwork skills for cross-functional activity.
  • Global distribution and supply chain knowledge an advantage.
  • Adept at developing and implementing sourcing strategies.
  • Excellent analytical skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to take the next big step in their career to gain strateigic procurement experience within a major Blue-Chip procurement function. If this opportunity is of interest please apply now.